Sep 20, 2010 9:00am EDT
assembly of the united nations. >> they're using the meeting to touch on poverty, international and global security. stacy cohan is here with more. >> reporter: well 192 countries come together in new york for the united nations general assembly. and the slate of topics is vast. and once again iran dominates the news. sarah shourd has thanked the iranian government for the humanitarian gesture of her release but only feels one- third free. her fiance and friend are stillism prisoned in taw ran. meantime ahmadinejad claims his country is flourishing despite multi rounds of sanctions by the security council. there appears to be a lack of cooperation in the nuclear inspect program. >> it is clear that the future belongs to iran and enemys will be fruitless and hence sanctions too will become ineffective. >> we're getting word that they are worried about the impact of the banking system and economic grand juror because they've encountered tough economic times andsin making it more costly. >> reporter: also on the u.n. agenda, worldwide poverty. ten years ago the united nations said eight hume
Sep 20, 2010 7:00am EDT
walters and healing thoughts for his family. >> something vast and noble has passed from among us. it is like a mighty oak has fallen, leaving an empty and gaping and glaring space against the sky where he stood. [ singing ] >> reporter: the 72-year-old was considered the brain trust of the civil rights movement. today a long list of those he mentored spoke about the man who talked to the powerful and the powerless with the same gentleness. many were humbled in his presence. >> thank you, dr. walters. thank you, sir. because you never lowered the bar. in fact you raised it so high that some of us had to stand on our toes to try to reach your expectations of us. and we promised to stop being so petty. >> reporter: it all started at a lunch counter in wichita, kansas, in 1958 when walters took a seat before sit-ins caught the headlines protesting segregation. walters went on to be a teacher, author and advisor to politicians. his former students like congressman elijah cummings have gone on to greatness. >> thank you for seeing in us what we could not see in ourselves. and thank you, thank
Sep 20, 2010 5:00am EDT
details on the forecast and a look at the week ahead coming up in just a little bit. stick with us for that. >> let's check in with julie wright. she has the latest on the traffic situation out there. >> good morning to you all. we are talking about loudoun county. before a serious crash that popped up on us along route 9 out at hamilton station road. we are told that the highway is blocked off in each direction. that is route 9 at hamilton station road currently closed because of an accident. for those that are traveling along northbound i-95 here in lorton, nice, easy commute continuing up towards the beltway. no problems to report on the beltway leading annandale to merrifield and you will fine that traveling at the wilson bridge, all lanes are open and traffic is running smoothly there. top side of beltway, the outer loop as you work your way around from 650 new hampshire avenue and continue to silver spring, light traffic volume there as well. you will find lanes are open coming southbound as you travel from 109 out towards the split. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic.
Sep 20, 2010 6:00am EDT
. tonydowns us once again. should be pretty nice. >> just want to mention in terms of igor and bermuda. although the eye of the storm did not pass over bermuda, still, bermuda got quite an impact from igor and we don't want to minimalize that. wind blowing up to 93 miles per hour on that island. so problems there. we'll show you igor in just a moment. we'll show you the local satellite-radar. it can be seen in some of our satellite-radars for the mid atlantic and the northeastern united states. for us here this morning, a few clouds coming through here and there but for the most part, clear skies. we are going to see mostly sunny skies for the day today. nothing in the way of precipitation even know a cold frontal boundary came through not too long ago. it produced no rain nor were we expecting it to. current temperatures, 70 degrees in washington. 66 at patuxent naval air station. # 7 at dulles airport. 67 in baltimore. your bus stop forecast for this morning, temperatures primarily in the mid-60s to about 70 degrees. a couple of clouds here and there but a mild start. -- 67 at dulles